Vee Reveals She Didn’t Attend a University, Fans React

Temmz wrote; “Lol! What’s university education when you have Vee’s kind of intelligence and confidence? Sis, you will give a lot of university graduates a run for their money. No cap!”Vee Reveals She Didn’t Attend a University, Fans React.Shady wrote; “Huh? And you are so articulated and intelligent, abeg let me tell my mom, IRead More

Osibanjo Will Take Over before the End of 2021 – Prophet

In another news, the leader of INRI Evangelical spiritual church, Primate Elijah Ayodele, warned the United States President, Joe Biden to pray about his health.Osibanjo Will Take Over before the End of 2021 – Prophet.“People should still pray for him because he is their President so that the crown will not be taken away fromRead More

Yorubas Have What It Takes To Defend Themselves – Alaafin

There has been growing incidence of kidnappings and killings in the hinterlands of Oyo State.Mr. Adeyemi, in an open letter to Mr. Buhari, said his confidence in the president remains unshaken amidst the insecurity posing threats and imminent danger to living in Nigeria.Mr. Adeyemi maintained that the situation becomes more worrisome because the police areRead More

Biden: US Senate Confirms First Black Pentagon Chief

On Friday, The United State (US) Senate confirmed General Lloyd Austin (Rtd) as the new Secretary of Defense as President Joe Biden kicks off his administration.Biden during the virtual ceremony in the White House’s State Dining Room, said: “On the spot. No ifs, and, or buts. Everybody is entitled to be treated with decency and dignity.Read More

US Senate confirms Lloyd Austin as first black chief of Pentagon

Austin retired in 2016 after serving as the first Black general to head U.S. Central Command. He was the first Black vice chief of staff of the Army in 2012 and also served as director of the Joint Staff. “The safety and security of our democracy demands competent civilian control of our armed forces. TheRead More

Trump should have known he was there temporarily to break the dangerous speed of Democrats, his tenure was just a short Window of Grace – Mike Bamiloye

According to the gospel filmmaker, Trump should have known that he was elected to temporarily to break the dangerous speed of Democrats. He further described the former US President’s tenure as a short window of grace.  Bamiloye wrote;  Trump should have known he was there temporarily to break the dangerous speed of the Democrats. NowRead More

Twitter suspends Iranian Supreme leader Ayetollah Khamenei’s account after he calls for Trump’s assassination over killing of General Soleimani

The tweet from the Iranian account refers to Gen Soleimani, who was assassinated by a US drone in Baghdad a year ago. The tweet called or an attack on Trump in revenge for last year’s killing of its top military commander, Gen Qasem Soleimani. A Twitter account belonging to Iranian Leader, Ayatollah Khamenei has beenRead More

Supreme Court dismisses Abacha family’s appeal seeking access to frozen foreign accounts

“He has not advanced any superior argument to warrant a departure from our decision in that case. This issue is resolved against the appellant. Justice Ejembi Eko who read lead judgement prepared by Justice Kudirat Kekere-Ekun, said;  A lawsuit filed by the Sani Abacha family seeking access to the looted funds which they and the late Nigerian headRead More

Republican lawmaker tries to bring a gun onto the floor of the House but is turned away by police after he set off metal detectors put in place after Capitol riot

Rep. Lauren Boebert (pictured below) , has bragged about her desire to carry her  pistol into the Capitol, and had a standoff with Capitol Police on January 12 as she didn’t let them search her bag after she set off the security alarm on Tuesday night.  Katko refused holding his gun, saying he had no licenseRead More

Buhari Announces Date To Implement New Retirement Age for Teachers

The gesture was as a form of reward for teachers’ dedication to duty and also to attract more people to the profession.”If there are further returns from donor nations in the coming weeks, candidates will be notified accordingly,” he said.The date for implementation of the new retirement age for teacher’s has been announced by theRead More

Joe Biden Threatens To Sack Any Disrespectful Aide

Joe Biden Threatens To Sack Any Disrespectful Aide.The 78-year-old President stated this while addressing nearly 1,000 appointees after his inauguration ceremony on Wednesday. “Cathy’s gone through all your backgrounds, talked to me about you. I’m confident you can do it.” “I’m not joking when I say this. If you’re ever working with me and I hear youRead More

Armed forces day: Femi Adesina explains why the Pigeons refused to fly after they were released by President Buhari

At every Armed Forces Remembrance Day, after the laying of the wreaths, the sitting President releases some pigeons, to symbolise peace in the land. Emblems of National harmony. It was not different last Friday.The pigeons had been kept in a cage. For how long, I do not know. And when birds and some other roamingRead More

COVID-19: Pres. Buhari approves N6.45bn for oxygen plants

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved N6.45 billion for the setting up of gas plants in 38 locations nationwide in to enhance the treatment of COVID-19 patients who need oxygen. The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, announced this while speaking at the first National Economic Council (NEC) meeting of the year presided over by Vice President Yemi […] penetv

See Photos of the House Kamal Harris Will Live In As US VP

On Wednesday, January 20th, Harris made history when she was sworn in as vice president, becoming the first woman and the first Black and South Asian woman to hold the office.The three-story home, built-in 1894, is made of brick and wood, with green shutters and a partial wraparound porch. The house, which sits on 72-acres,Read More

Reno Omokri Frowns at the Appointment of a Gay Man by Biden

Reno Omokri Frowns at the Appointment of a Gay Man by Biden.In the video Pete Buttigieg said:He, however, captioned the video as:Reno Omokri has queried whether the new reality of governance in America and the world means the appointment of homosexuals to public positions.Watch Video of @PeteButtigieg Thanking His Husband After Appointment By @JoeBiden. IsRead More

COVID-19 Treatment: FG Disburses N6.45Bn for Oxygen Plants

However, the Federal Government has also allocated N35billion for 2021 for the Fund.The Health Minister Dr. Osagie Ehanire, similarly at the meeting, informed the Council that sequel to President Buhari’s decision to activate the Basic Healthcare Provision Fund based on the National Health Act, N55.1billion was approved in 2018 and that 50 per cent ofRead More

Adesina Kicks at High Taxes, Water, Electricity Nigerians Pay for Themselves

 “Think of it: they provide electricity for themselves via generators; they repair roads to their neighborhoods, if they can afford to; there are no social security systems; they provide security for their own safety; and they provide boreholes for drinking water with their own monies,” he added.The AfDB boss further described the borehole system asRead More

Photos: 600 bandits and their commanders terrorizing Kaduna agree to surrender arms after meeting with Islamic scholar Sheikh Gumi in the forest

The bandits announced the decision after a meeting with Islamic Scholar Sheikh Ahmad Gumi and State Police Commissioner Umar Muri, in a forest in Sabon Garin Yadi, Giwa Local Government Area of the state. Police commissioner Muri, who represented Inspector-General (IG) Mohammed Adamu at the parley, assured them that he would deliver their message to the policeRead More

Former Inspector-General of Police, Gambo Jimeta is dead

He wrote;  President Muhammadu Buhari expresses sadness over the death of Muhammadu Gambo Jimeta, a one-time Inspector General of Police whose transition was announced Thursday evening. Gambo Jimeta, a former inspector-general of police (IGP) is dead. Conveying the condolences of his family and that of the government and people of Nigeria, the President describes theRead More

Why Buhari’s Pigeons Did Not Fly – Femi Adesina

 “And you began to wonder: are people this idle? Don’t they have productive things to do with their times? Are their minds so addled, and all they want to do is find faults against their President, ascribing spiritual connotations to a non-issue?The President Muhammadu Buhari’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, gave reasonRead More

Breaking: Republican Congresswoman Move to Impeach President Joe Biden

Meanwhile, Greene is known for promoting QAnon conspiracy theories is an ardent Donald Trump supporter and has reechoed his claims of rigging in the 2020 election.Breaking: Republican Congresswoman Move to Impeach President Joe BidenTaking to her new restored Twitter page on Thursday, Greene said: “I just filed Articles of Impeachment on President Joe Biden, we’ll seeRead More

11 Things You Don’t Know About US President, Joe Biden

Culled from Vanguard News.This was moments after Kamala Harris had taken the oath to officially become America’s first female vice president.Joe Biden was sworn in as the 46th US president on Wednesday, delivering a calming call to heal a nation riven by festering divisions that had grown deeper under four years of Donald Trump.11 ThingsRead More

Insecurity: Buhari to Meet Security Chief, Ministers Over Attacks

Others include the Directors-General of the Department of State Services, DSS, and the National Intelligence Agency, NIA.However, following the directives of the President to Maj. Gen. Monguno, a meeting is expected to hold to deliberate on security and the issue of illegal mining which is fueling the crisis in Zamfara State.The President of Nigeria, MuhammaduRead More

“This is how he celebrated you. Please rescue him” – Man begs Buhari as he shares photo of aid worker abducted by Boko Haram giving the 4+4 re-election sign

A Nigerian photographer and humanitarian, Mohammed Chiroma on Thursday, January 21, shared a photo of abducted aid worker, Abubakar Garba Idris, celebrating President Buhari during his visit to Maiduguri. Taking to Twitter, Chiroma posted a photo of a happy Idris, fondly called Aloma, doing Buhari’s 4-4 re-election sign during his visit to the Borno capital. “Dear @MBuhari, this isRead More

Rapper, Kodak Black’s sexual assault case still pending despite Trump’s pardon

Ed Clements, the 12th Circuit Solicitor in Florence County, told TMZ that even though Kodak’s case and other court proceedings have been disrupted by COVID-19, prosecutors will be “aggressively” pursuing a plea deal or a trial for Black. Recall, the 23-year-old Florida rapper was indicted in South Carolina on a felony charge of first-degree criminalRead More

Restructuring Will Not Solve Nigeria’s Problems – Jonathan

The former President of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan, has said that restructuring alone cannot solve Nigeria’s problems and cannot be done in isolation.Restructuring Will Not Solve Nigeria’s Problems – Jonathan.According to him:He noted that Nigerians must restructure their minds because the issues at the national level still exist at the state and local levels.The former PresidentRead More

Service Chiefs, Buratai, Others Get Eight Vehicles as Retirement Benefits

 “Three service drivers; one service orderly; escorts (to be provided by appropriate military units/ formation as the need arises; retention of personal firearms (on his demise the personal firearm(s) shall be retrieved by the relevant Service and also; a free medical cover in Nigeria and abroad.”The Details of a new retirement package for senior militaryRead More

Herdsmen Will Kill Us If We Wait For Buhari – Akintoye Warns

 “Akeredolu should be commended for his decision, for his courage and show of knowledge of the land. We support what he is doing. We are waiting for what government would come and do in Ondo State,” he added.He said: “The government has never owned up that they are committing the crime. They have been going aroundRead More

Blakk Rasta Mocks Ghana President (Video)

Blakk Rasta replied by saying the George Quaye is playing the devil’s advocate with the matter at hand.A popular Ghanaian Radio Personality has revealed that Ghana is blessed with a President who sleeps every 2 seconds without provocation.Blakk Rasta Mocks Ghana President.Meanwhile, reports had it that Rasta was nearly assassinated by a masked man inRead More

US Surgeon general, Jerome Adam resigns at Joe Biden’s request

In 2019, I issued the first Surgeon Generals report in over 30 years on smoking cessation, highlighting the groups still most impacted by smoking, and the science behind what we know works to help them quit. We have made tremendous progress, but far too many- including those with mental health issues, our tribal citizens, andRead More

500 Bandits to Surrender After Peace Deal with Gumi

Gumi, noting their concerns, reportedly told them to be patient.500 Bandits to Surrender After Peace Deal with Gumi. “They also complained of lack of government’s presence and the absence of basic necessities like water, schools, clinics etc in all their localities and vowed that as long as government and the society did not change their attitudesRead More

Biden cancels Trump’s Entry Ban on Nigeria, Others

President Joe Biden of the United States used his first day in office to issue some executive orders undoing some of former President Donald Trump’s policies on climate change and immigration implemented in 2017. Among the 17 executive orders and presidential actions Biden signed on Wednesday were the order to end a travel ban from countries including Nigeria, Eritrea, Yemen, […] penetv

Biden Reverse Travel Ban On Nigeria, Sudan, Others By Trump

The Newly inaugurated United States President, Joe Biden has just cancelled the travel ban imposed on some countries by the administration of Donald Trump.The proclamation will however not take effect until February 22, 2020.Biden Reverse Travel Ban On Nigeria, Sudan, Others By Trump.Recall Donald Trump during his tenure as the US President, imposed an immigrationRead More

APC Chieftain Reveals How Zoning Agreement Was Reached

Alhaji Hashim Ubale Yusufu, A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has revealed how the zoning agreement was reached in 2015.The APC chieftain said that it was a matter of necessity that the two parties must merge to form a Buhari government.However, in an interview with Daily Trust, Yusufu said the zoning agreement wasRead More

Watch Kamala Harris make her first speech as US Vice President (Video)

Good evening. It is my honor to be here, to stand on the shoulders of those who came before, to speak tonight as your vice president.Speaking from the National Mall, as excited Harris addressed the nation and spoke about the historic nature of this new administration. This is American aspiration. In the middle of the CivilRead More

First photos of President Biden resuming at Oval office after his inauguration

US President Joe Biden has been pictured for the first time resuming at the Oval Office following his inauguration on Wednesday, January 20.  “There’s no time to start like today,” Biden said in his first comments to reporters as president. “There is no time to waste when it comes to tackling the crises we face.Read More

Remove Travel Ban, Fight Terror – Atiku Urges Biden, Harris

He tweeted:“As @POTUS, @JoeBiden begins his tenure as the 46th President of the United States of America, I am confident that this new era will mark America’s regeneration and her reaffirmation as the beacon of democracy to the world,” Atiku said. “Congratulations once again and may God bless both our nations and bring about a beneficialRead More

Insecurity deserves more attention than COVID19 – Former governor, Attahiru Bafarawa tells President Buhari

I see Nigeria as one country; it is not a question of whether the president is a northerner. We are not saying this based on our interest. We are saying this on behalf of the people who do not have the opportunity to say it. I believe most Nigerians have the same feeling.  Bafarawa sharedRead More

Biden Issues Orders Reversing Key Trump Policies

The newly sworn-in President of United States of America. U.S. President Joe Biden used his first day in office to issue a raft of executive orders undoing some of former President Donald Trump’s marquee policies on climate change and immigration.Among the 17 executive orders and presidential actions Biden signed on Wednesday were moves to rejoinRead More

Prophet TB Joshua Releases Statement on COVID-19 Vaccine

According to Dr Shuain, the three ultra-cold chain equipment have a combined capacity of 2,100 litres and operate at a temperature of -85 degrees Celsius.The NSCS houses three ultra-cold chain equipment.“Many people have complained of some negative reactions but this is always the case with vaccines of this nature. I remember I used to haveRead More

Nigeria Records 1386 New Cases of COVID-19

NCDC reports revealed 92,336 people have been discharged from the novel virus while 1,478 people have died of the same.Rivers-163FCT-116Kwara-44Plateau-62Below is the breakdown of the latest cases according to states with Lagos State having the highest number of cases followed by Rivers States.The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has reported one thousand three hundredRead More

Joe Biden calls Nigerian family to thank them for their support and invite them to the White House (video)

United States President, Joe Biden put a call through to a Nigerian family to thank them for their support and invite them to the White House. Biden thanked them for their support towards having him elected as the 46th US president. During the 12-minutes call, Biden praised Josephine for her intelligence and even cracked jokesRead More

22-year-old Amanda Gorman becomes youngest poet in US history to read at presidential inauguration (video)

She, however, received praises for her poem from the likes of Lin Manuel Miranda, Hillary Clinton, and Oprah Winfrey, who tweeted, “I have never been prouder to see another young woman rise! Brava Brava, @TheAmandaGorman! Maya Angelou is cheering—and so am I.” The Los Angeles native reportedly finished writing the poem, titled “The Hill WeRead More

FG extends deadline for NIN and Sim card linkage to February 9

Following the expiration of the deadline on Tuesday January 19, the Federal government has now extended the deadline till February 9. The Federal Government has extended the deadline for Nigerians with the National Identity Number, NIN, to link it up with their SIM cards. The mobile network operators (MNOs) in a press statement released today Wednesday,Read More

Joe Biden Sworn In As America’s 46th President [Photos]

Biden also acknowledged the attack that took place on the Capitol two weeks ago, when a pro-Trump mob stormed the building, leading to the death of 5 people.After his swearing-in, he addressed the country for the first time as president and declared to the nation that “democracy has prevailed”Biden said: “I thank my predecessors ofRead More

Joe Biden and Kamala Harris officially sworn in as US President and Vice-President

Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. was sworn in as the 46th president of the United States on Wednesday,with his hand on a five-inch-thick Bible that has been in his family for 128yrs. Mr. Biden recited the 35-word oath of office swearing to “preserve, protect and defend the Constitution” in a ceremony administered by Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. The ritual […] penetv

Michelle is just pure class and brains’ – Social media users react to Michelle Obama’s attire to Joe Biden’s inauguration

Social media users have reacted to former first lady, Michelle Obama’s attire that she wore to the ongoing inauguration of Joe Biden as the United States president. See some comments below. Michelle wore a burgundy colored coat and matching pants as she and husband, Barack arrived at the Capitol to witness Biden’s swearing in ceremonyRead More

Insecurity: It would take the Northeast more than 100 years to recover- Northern Elders say

We believe wholeheartedly too that this development is a source of great concern to all patriotic Nigerians out there. A group of Northern elders under the aegis, Coalition of Northern Elders for Peace and Development, has said that the Northern region is currently under the siege of insurgents and bandits and that it would take the regionRead More

President Trump left a letter at the White House for President-elect Joe Biden before leaving

The White House did not release contents of Trump’s note: “It’s a letter between 45 and 46,” Deere said. In 2017, Trump received a letter from President Barack Obama wishing him and his administration good fortune and urging him to ensure that the “instruments of our democracy at least as strong as we found them.”Read More

“Shame on you” Piers Morgan slams Donald Trump on his final day as the US President

Piers Morgan has slammed his US president, Donald Trump on his final day in office. Today, Trump left the White House for his successor, Joe Biden. Sharing a photo of himself and Trump, he wrote:  You blew it, Donald.If you’d shown Americans leadership & empathy when it really mattered in the past year, you’d haveRead More

Breaking: Trump Left a Letter for Joe Biden – Spokesman

 “We are just temporary occupants of this office,” Barack Obama wrote in his own note to Trump four years ago, left in the Oval Office in line with presidential tradition.Breaking: Trump Left a Letter for Joe Biden – Spokesman.“That makes us guardians of those democratic institutions and traditions… that our forebears fought and bled for.Read More

Breaking: Finally, Donald Trump Vacates White House

Breaking: Finally, Donald Trump Vacates White House.The defeated President was spotted leaving with his wife, Melania, from the lawn of the White House. The outgoing United States President, Donald Trump, Wednesday has left the White House after completing his tenure.However, the incoming President Joe Biden will shortly be inaugurated as the 46th American President.More detailsRead More

Breaking: FEC Passes 65 as Teachers Retirement Age

The retirement age bill which has been forwarded to the National Assembly for consideration and approval seeks to move teachers retirement age from 60 years to 65 while the years of service will also move from 35 to 40The Federal Executive Council (FEC), has just approved the Harmonized Retirement Age for Teachers Bill, 2021, whichRead More

Buhari Swears In Members of CCB, PSC at FEC First Meeting

Reports revealed that a minute silence was observed in the meeting in honor of two former ministers, Jubril Martins-Kuye and Bala Kaoje, who died a few days ago.moses is a writer for gist lovers . A budding individual with the strive to share and inform the masses with contents relating to their beliefs, lifestyle andRead More

Uganda: Bobi Wine Files Arbitrary Detention Complaint

Long-time president Museveni, 76, was re-elected with almost 59 per cent of the vote, followed by 38-year-old Wine, with roughly 35 per cent.“Nigerian human rights lawyer Femi Falana has filed this complaint on my behalf to the UN Working Group on Arbitrary Arrest.“We are challenging my continued illegal confinement by the Ugandan police and theRead More

World Powers Hopeful As As Biden Takes Office

 The comments come after the designated incoming Secretary of State, Anthony Blinken, named relations with China as a central challenge for the U.S on Tuesday.World Powers Hopeful As As Biden Takes Office.A spokesperson for the Foreign Ministry in Beijing said China was hoping for “a collaboration beneficial to both sides,” But China would preserve itsRead More

Trump’s Daughter Engaged To Nigerian-bred Fiancé

The engagement is coming barely few hours to the end of Trump’s tenure as US president.The 23-year-old, born in Lebanon, also obtained a master’s degree in project management, finance and risk at University of London in 2019. “Got engaged to the love of my life! Looking forward to our next chapter together,” he wrote.In theRead More

Yoruba Elders Back Akeredolu on Quit Notice to Herders

file photo “We strongly believe that as a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, SAN,the governor knows the position of law regarding the action he has taken to protect the Ondo people,” it said.The Elders in the South West have jointly ave their maximum support to the governor of Ondo State, Chief Rotimi Akeredolu’s quit notice toRead More

Biden to Be Sworn-In As 46th U.S. President amid Tight Security

The President-elect, United States of America, Joe Biden will be inaugurated as the 46th president of the U.S. on Wednesday, capping off a chaotic election season in a country still divided by Donald Trump’s unfounded claims of voter fraud.The inauguration ceremony is slated to hold at 10:30 am (1530 GMT) with Biden and incoming ViceRead More

A tyrant’s era has come to an end’ – Iran’s president Hassan Rouhani celebrates Trump’s exit from the White House

Islamic Republic of Iran’s President, Hassan Rouhani has dubbed outgoing US President, Donald Trump as a tyrant, after Trump released a farewell speech hours before Joe Biden takes over as president of the United States. “If Washington returns to Iran’s 2015 nuclear deal, we will also fully respect our commitments under the pact,” he said,Read More

Trump’s lawyers talked him out of pardoning himself, his kids and Republican lawmakers – New report claims

US President Donald Trump received a warning from his legal team over the weekend not to issue pardons to himself, his family and Republican Lawmakers who helped incite the mob attack on the capital, a new report claims. Trump faces legal challenges when he leaves office  A conviction in the Senate impeachment trial would limitRead More

Everything You Need To Know About Biden/Harris’ Inauguration Today

In addition, the traditional luncheon that follows the inaugural ceremony and the inaugural balls has been canceled. The inaugural committee is holding three “virtual” balls Tuesday night, one of them called “We Are One,” which will feature remarks from Harris.Lady Gaga – who teamed with Biden on domestic violence issues when he was vice presidentRead More

Trump Pardons 73 People before Leaving Office (Full List)

Kenneth Charles FragosoJohn Harold WallDavid TammanShalom WeissJames Brian CruzKwame KilpatrickAdriana ShayotaMary RobertsFred “Dave” Clark The president who will leave office on Wednesday made his last-minute decision after speaking to Bannon by phone.Robert “Bob” ZangrilloDr. Mahmoud Reza BankiMaryAnne LockeHillel NahmadThe latest indications are that Trump will not take the legally dubious step of issuing himself and hisRead More

Akeredolu Can Expel Anyone, Afenifere Tells Presidency

Gistlover reports Akeredolu had ordered herdsmen in the state to vacate the forest reserves within a period of seven days counting from Monday, 18th January. “You can’t just come from nowhere to occupy somebody’s land without his authority. A desperate disease needs a desperate remedy.Arogbofa said governor Akeredolu has taken the right steps because criminal elementsRead More

Trump Signs another Executive Order on Last Day in Office

The Miami Herald said the order could aid up to 200,000 Venezuelans who live under threat of detention and deportation. “I have determined that it is in the foreign policy interest of the United States to defer the removal of any national of Venezuela, or alien without nationality who last habitually resided in Venezuela,” for 18Read More

Burna Boy’s ‘Destiny’ Among 46 Songs for Biden’s Inauguration

 The popular Burna Boy’s song Destiny has been selected as one of the 46 songs billed to commemorate the special occasion.Meanwhile, the entire coverage of the swearing-in ceremony begins at 10:30 a.m. ET on Wednesday, which will take place on the west front of the U.S. Capitol building. The PIC will live stream the eventRead More

Latest Nigeria Newspaper Headlines for Today, Wed, Jan 20th, 2021

Yerima Shettima, the leader of Arewa Youth Consultative Forum (AYCF) has insinuated that Nnamdi Kanu, the diaspora-based leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), does not have the right to form a security outfit.Kola Ologbodiyan, the National Publicity Secretary of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has advised Rochas Okorocha the former Imo Governor against formingRead More

7-day Ultimatum: Presidency Tackles Akeredolu Over Herdsmen

January 19, 2021 “Governor Rotimi Akeredolu, a seasoned lawyer, Senior Advocate of Nigeria and indeed, a former President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has fought crime in his state with passion and commitment, greater sensitivity and compassion for the four years he has run its affairs and, in our view, will be the least expectedRead More

Donald Trump delivers farewell speech from White House (video)

When our nation was hit with the terrible pandemic, we produced not one, but two vaccines with record-breaking speed, and more will quickly follow. They said it couldn’t be done but we did it. They call it a “medical miracle,” and that’s what they’re calling it right now: a “medical miracle.” This, I hope, willRead More

President Trump grants clemency to rappers Lil Wayne and Kodak Black in his final hours in office

Recall Lil Wayne, 38,  pleaded guilty last month to possessing a loaded, gold-plated handgun when his chartered jet landed in Miami in December 2019. He faced a sentence of up to 10 years in prison having previously served eight months in jail in New York, after being convicted of criminal possession of a weapon. KodakRead More

Insecurity: Herdsmen can’t vacate Ondo state – Presidency tells Governor Akeredolu

(Media & Publicity)The Presidency has been keenly monitoring events occurring in Ondo State and the “orders” by the government of the state, “asking herders to vacate the forests in seven days.”Senior Special Assistant to the President We want to make it clear that kidnapping, banditry and rustling are crimes, no matter the motive or whoRead More

Breaking: NIN Registration: FG Announces New Deadline

The earlier announced deadline for Nigerians to register and link their National Identification Number (NIN) to their Subscriber Identification Module (SIM) cards, has been revoked.Enroll for your national identification NUMBER (NIN) today!!!The notification reads: “All Nigerians and legal residents are advised to enroll for their national identification number (NIN) and link them before February 9th,Read More

Joe Biden makes history by picking transgender doctor as assistant health secretary

A graduate of Harvard and of Tulane Medical School, Levine is president of the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials. She spent the last year as the public face of Pennsylvania’s Covid-19 response.  Previously, she spearheaded an adolescent health clinic at Penn State before she was appointed as physician general by the state’s governor,Read More

‘The mob was fed lies, Capitol Hill attack was provoked by Trump’ – Mitch McConnell says, as senate impeachment hearing is set to start

In the aftermath of the mob riot, the senator who rarely speaks publicly, strongly condemned the violence at the Capitol. McConnell then added that that no party has a broad mandate after the 2020 elections, which flipped the White House and Republican-led Senate to the Democrats. Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer added; “Certainly November’s electionsRead More

Buhari Meets Benin Republic President in Aso Rock

The Beninese leader has since departed the Aso Rock presidential villa.— Bashir Ahmad (@BashirAhmaad) January 19, 2021Bashir Ahmad, the presidential media aide confirmed the visit in a tweet where he wrote:Buhari Meets Benin Republic President in Aso Rock.The President of Nigeria Muhammadu Buhari, welcomed the President of Benin Republic, Patrice Talon on Tuesday, at theRead More

APC was a hurried arrangement formed to take power when the then government was drifting – Okorocha

“For instance, if President Muhamamadu Buhari had surrounded himself with good people, the story would not be the same today.  “So, what we have is not the ideal thing. We have so many people who are not interested in working for the nation.  “APC was a hurried arrangement formed to take power when the thenRead More

Covid-19: We Didn’t Support School Resumption – FG

“The schools are under the jurisdiction of states and just as the PTF was unanimous in saying that schools should not open, states were unanimous that schools should open.Covid-19: We Didn’t Support School Resumption – FG.“So, we have to compromise and as PTF we shall monitor what is happening on a daily basis.“There could beRead More

Snoop Dogg ‘lobbying’ President Donald Trump to pardon Death Row Records co-founder Michael ‘Harry-O Harris

The music executive and his legal team had pushed for an early compassionate release, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but the request was denied.  The push is being taken to Trump directly by Alice Johnson, who became a criminal justice reform advocate after Trump pardoned her life sentence two-and-a-half years ago.  ‘The president knows aboutRead More

Obiano’s Wife Receives COVID-19 Vaccine in US (Video)

The wife of the Governor of Anambra State, Willie Obiano, Veronica Obiano, has received the Coronavirus vaccine in the United States.She becomes the second prominent Nigerian to have taken the vaccine outside the shores of the country.The First Lady of Anambra received the vaccine via a drive-in session in Houston, Texas, Gistlover reports.Recall that formerRead More

Museum of London adds Trump baby balloon blimp to its collection

The Museum of London has anounced that it has added the giant balloon, which depicts Donald Trump as a screaming orange baby, to its collection as an illustration of the protests that greeted the US president when he visited the city of London in 2018. The blimp will become part of the museum’s protest collection,Read More

Covid-19: Uzodinma Cries Out As People Test Positive, Die in Imo

The Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodinma, yesterday raised the alarm about the rising number of people testing positive and dying from COVID-19 in the state. “We need medical support, we need equipment, we need oxygen, we need well equipped isolation centers, we need to test more and also when people test positive, and we need toRead More

Latest Nigerian Newspaper Headlines for Today, Tuesday, 19th January, 2021

He noted that the threat that Kukah should apologise or leave Sokoto was unacceptable.The Governor also banned night grazing as well as highway and under-age grazing in the state.2. FG Warns Nigerians against Second COVID-19 LockdownGistlover reports that an Islamic group, Muslim Solidarity Forum, had asked Kukah to tender an unreserved apology over his ChristmasRead More

President Buhari approves nomination of Abubakar Nuhu Fikpo as acting DG of NDE

The statement read;  “Last month, the President relieved the former DG of the agency of his appointment, and directed the Minister to nominate an Acting DG to superintend over the Agency pending the appointment of a substantive DG.” “President Muhammadu Buhari has formally conveyed to the Minister of State, Labour and Employment, Mr. Festus Keyamo,Read More

Those who threatened Bishop Kukah must be arrested – Southern Kaduna Union

“Those who have threatened Bishop Kukah ought to be arrested and be made to face the full wrath of the law.”Asake insisted that Bishop Kukah’s Christmas message is not different from that of Sultan of Sokoto and some other prominent people from the northern region of the country.He averred that no one has the monopolyRead More

Hit hard on Killers of Security Operatives, PDP Tells Buhari

 “It is indeed unfortunate that despite the manifest security lapses, Mr President has refused to respect the consensus by Nigerians across the board, as validated by the two chambers of the National Assembly to rejig his security architecture, by replacing his service chiefs with more competent hands. “Our party, however, identifies with the police and otherRead More

Kukah’s Speech Not to Malign Islam — Soyinka

 “As usual, we have not lacked, within our own distanced environment, advocates who, even till recently, claimed to have seen in their vision, the triumph of God’s own anointed in the electoral contest of that same United States. “Such a contrast goes to the heart of the nation being and poses a real and urgent danger.Read More

Injured Rotimi Amaechi walks with crutches (photos)

Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi was spotted walking with crutches over the weekend after suffering a hairline fracture which is a tiny crack in a bone caused by repetitive stress or force often from overuse and mostly caused by repeatedly jumping up and down or running long distances. Eze who appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to directRead More

IPOB Won’t Back Igbo Presidency Come 2023 – Nnamdi Kanu

According to the pro-secessionist, many of the Igbo vying for the presidency are traitors and stooges of the Caliphate that will sabotage the interest of Ndigbo and Biafrans.Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), says the group will not support any Nigerian President of Igbo origin in 2023. “The sameRead More

Ohanaeze Faction Support IPOB Eastern Security Network

On the 2023 presidency, the group said that a Nigerian President of Igbo extraction will heal all wounds, address all marginalization, all aggression and “more evidently rejig Nigeria to regain her rightful position amongst the comity of World’s Superpowers as the engine room of Africa’s Superpower. “We urge all political parties to adopt Igbo as theirRead More

SERAP Moves to Stop Buhari from Selling National Assets

SERAP Moves to Stop Buhari from Selling National Assets.The development was disclosed in a presentation made in Abuja by the minister of finance, Zainab Ahmed, to stakeholders about the signed 2021 budget.On Saturday, SERAP in its letter addressed to Senate President Ahmad Lawan and Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila said the governmentRead More